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Beryllium and beryllium disease

John A. Fischer

Beryllium and beryllium disease

by John A. Fischer

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Published in 1988 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John A. Fischer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 89/2223 (R)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 38 leaves.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826027M
LC Control Number89892223

Although acute beryllium disease occurs rarely today, chronic beryllium disease (CBD, or berylliosis) continues to occur in industries where beryllium and its alloys are smelted, . Chronic beryllium disease is predominantly a pulmonary granulomatosis that was originally described in Symptoms usually include dyspnea and cough. Fever, anorexia, and Cited by:

It is the 44th most abundant element, dull grey in color and occurs naturally in the environment. Beryllium was discovered by Vanquelin in , but commercial manufacture of beryllium . Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is a lung disorder related toberyllium exposure and is characterized by the accumulation in thelung of beryllium-specific CD4+ major .

Berylliosis is a form of metal poisoning caused by inhalation of beryllium dusts, vapors, or its compounds or implantation of the substance in the skin. The toxic effects of beryllium most . Chronic Beryllium Disease - CBD is a chronic granulomatous lung disease caused by inhaling airborne beryllium after becoming sensitized to beryllium. The common symptoms of CBD are .


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12 rows  Beryllium An overview Overview Beryllium Isotopes Isotopes of beryllium Beryllium Beryllium alloys AlBeMet E-Material Glucydur Beryllium compounds Basic beryllium acetate. Berylliosis, or chronic beryllium disease (CBD), is a chronic allergic-type lung response and chronic lung disease caused by exposure to beryllium and its compounds, a form of beryllium Specialty: Pulmonology.

Beryllium levels in urine represent recent and accumulated exposure. Biomonitoring data indicate urinary beryllium levels ranging from to μg/L in workers exposed at the.

Beryllium produces a range of health effects from sensitization without evidence of disease to clinically apparent pulmonary disease.

Chronic beryllium disease may be misdiagnosed as. Beryllium compounds were used in fluorescent lighting tubes, but this use was discontinued because of the disease berylliosis which developed in the workers who were making the. Chronic beryllium disease remains a common illness in industries that use beryllium and beryllium alloy.

It differs from most pneumoconioses in that it is a cell-mediated hypersensitivity disease. Chronic Beryllium Disease Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is a disease that primarily affects the lungs, causing inflammation, characteristic scars called granulomas and, in more severe.

Beryllium disease differs from other environmental lung diseases in that at low levels of exposure, lung problems seem to occur only in people who are sensitive to beryllium—about 2 to 6% of. Chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a granulomas and fibrotic lung disease with long latency, can be developed after inhalation exposures to beryllium.

It is a progressive, debilitating lung disease. Exposure to beryllium remains a significant occupational hazard, clinically resulting in berylliosis, or chronic beryllium disease (CBD).

This scarring lung disease is an interstitial lung disease. Chronic beryllium disease is a T-cell–mediated disorder. Beryllium, acting as a hapten, interacts with the antigen-presenting cells in the lungs. The beryllium blood lymphocyte proliferation test. The number of workers exposed to beryllium has been estimated at 1 million in the US, although no accurate figure exists for the US or globally.

The prevalence of BeS in those. In contrast, chronic beryllium disease occurs in work settings in which exposure to poorly soluble and persistent beryllium compounds predominate, such as beryllium metal.

Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is a granulomatous lung disorder caused by beryllium exposure in the workplace and is characterized by the accumulation of beryllium-specific CD4(+) T cells.

Beryllium forms such remarkable alloys that it is used in "jets, gyroscopes, and jewelry, as well as in cameras, cell phones, golf clubs, watches, space telescopes, X-ray systems, trumpets and 4/4(1). Breathing in air containing high levels of beryllium can cause an inflam matory response in the lung called acute beryllium disease.

Symptoms include nasal irritation, sore throat, weight loss. Beryllium is a metal that is used in the manufacturing of products like cars, golf clubs and computers.

While the solid metal is safe, lung disease can occur when beryllium dust or fumes. INTRODUCTION. Chronic beryllium disease (CBD), also called berylliosis, is a granulomatous disease caused by exposure to beryllium. Beryllium is an alkaline earth metal that is used in a.

The Department of Energy (DOE) issued Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part“Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program” (the Beryllium Rule) in and required full.

Berylliosis Definition Berylliosis is lung inflammation caused by inhaling dust or fumes that contain the metallic element beryllium. Found in rocks, coal, soil, and volcanic dust, beryllium is used. beryllium disease, which can be misdiagnosed as sarcoidosis unless an immunological test specific to beryllium sensitization is used.

The information for this answer .There was a decrease in incidence of acute beryllium disease in the s when respiratory exposure to beryllium became better controlled in the workplace. Beryllium can also induce a .How beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease (CBD) are treated through inhaled steroids, prednisone, and other immunosuppressant drugs.

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